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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs & Price

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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the bigger variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8.

    Aside from having a bigger screen measuring 6.2-inches and a larger capacity battery, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus shares every other feature with its more compact sibling.

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Quick Specs & Features

    • 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2960 pixels (529ppi)
    • Octa-core 10nm-class chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)
    • Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistant with dedicated launch button
    • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
    • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
    • 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
    • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Iris Scan, Face Unlock
    • Gigabit LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
    • 3500 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

    Display and Camera

    Design-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is similar to the Galaxy S8. It features a similar curved glass and metal design. The physical home button has been replaced by an onscreen home button that offers haptic feedback more like 3D Touch.

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus sports a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display. However, it maintains the same 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution as the Galaxy S8. The front and rear of the phone is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a 12 megapixels rear camera and a new improved 8 megapixels front facing camera.

    Hardware and Software

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset in the United States. Models sold in most parts of the world will be offering Samsung’s Exynos 8895 Octa chipset.

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage with support for up to 256GB microSD memory card. It supports Bluetooth 5.0 (first phone to support), USB Type C (USB 3.1), dual-band Wi-Fi, wireless charging, and NFC.

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is loaded with Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the usual Samsung UI skin. It also comes with Samsung’s new intelligent digital assistant, Bixby.

    Pricing and Availability

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is now available in Nigeria. You can now buy the phablet at leading online stores in the country. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Price in Nigeria ranges from 229,000 Naira to 350,000 Naira depending on your location in Nigeria.

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs

    General Features

    • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), TouchWiz
    • Processor: US: Octa-core Processor: 2.35GHz quad-core and 1.9GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835), EMEA: Octa-core Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core and 1.7GHz quad-core (Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)
    • GPU: Adreno 540 (Qualcomm)
    • Memory: 4GB RAM
    • Colours: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
    • Dimension: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
    • Weight: 173g
    • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
    • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM

    Display

    • Display: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED, 1440 x 2960 pixels (529 ppi), 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio
    • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

    Camera

    • Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, 4K Ultra HD 2160p Video 1080p @30fps
    • Rear Camera Features: Phase Detection Autofocus, LED flash, OIS, Auto HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, Slo Motion, Hyperlapse
    • Front Camera: 8MP Camera, autofocus, HDR

    Storage

    • Built-in Storage: 64GB
    • Memory Card Support: Yes (requires SIM2 slot for dual-SIM models)
    • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

    Network Support

    • 2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
    • 2G CDMA 1X: No
    • 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
    • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
    • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)

    Internet & Connectivity

    • GPRS: Yes
    • EDGE: Yes
    • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
    • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
    • CDMA EVDO: No
    • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 1024 Mbps
    • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
    • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
    • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
    • NFC: Yes
    • Infrared Blaster: No
    • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 3.1)

    Messaging

    • SMS/MMS: Yes
    • Instant Messaging: Yes
    • Push Emails: Yes
    • Email Protocol: –

    Entertainment

    • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
    • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
    • FM Radio: –
    • Loudspeaker: Yes
    • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

    Navigation

    • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
    • Maps: Yes

    Sensors & Control

    • Digital Compass: Yes
    • Accelerometer: Yes
    • Proximity Sensor: Yes
    • Light Sensor: Yes
    • Barometer: Yes
    • SpO2: Yes
    • Pedometer: No
    • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
    • Gyroscope: Yes
    • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
    • Iris Scanner: Yes
    • Face Unlock: Yes
    • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Bixby, Google Now, etc
    • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
    • Voice Control: Yes

    Other Features

    • Video Streaming: Yes
    • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
    • Wireless Charging: Yes (Qi/PMA)
    • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Samsung Pay
    • Water Resistant: Yes, survives in up to 1.5 metre of water for up to 30 minutes
    • Dust Resistant: Yes
    • Image Editor: Yes
    • Video Editor: Yes
    • Document Viewer: Yes
    • Document Editor: No

    Battery

    • Battery: 3500 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
    • Talktime: up to 24 hours
    • Standby Time: –
    • Fast Charging: Yes

    Conclusion

    This premium offering from Samsung is one of the best phones around. What are your thoughts about it? Let us know in the comments.

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